Meet the "Old Man of The Woods" and a few of his forest friends! Old Man of The Woods was last seen living up on Molly's Knob Hike at Hungry Mother State Park near Marion, VA.
I'm spiky but I'm cute!
Have you ever taken the time to look down and around while on a walk or hike? Or to see the world through a lens? Try it on your next hike at your favorite Virginia State Park, you would be amazed at the life living beneath the leaf litter!
Can you identify the other three fungi photographed below, also found at Hungry Mother State Park?
Definition: A mushroom is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. Like all fungi, mushrooms are not plants and do not undergo photosynthesis.
Learn more about mushrooms here.
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